Better Living through Reality TV: Television and by Laurie Ouellette,James Hay

By Laurie Ouellette,James Hay

Combining state of the art theories of tradition and govt with programming examples—including Todd TV, Survivor, and American IdolBetter residing via fact TV strikes past the verified matters of political economic climate and cultural reports to conceptualize television's evolving function within the modern period.

  • A significant textbook at the effect of fact and way of life tv on today’s programming, and on broader social, cultural and political trends
  • Draws on a number examples from The Apprentice and American Idol to Extreme Makeover and Wife Swap
  • Argues that fact tv teaches audience to observe, inspire, enhance, remodel and shield themselves within the identify of freedom, company, and private responsibility

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